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Edward Sternin, <email@example.com>
V.1.01, 6 March 2000
How to setup a Linux System to use its existing LAN or WAN connection to send voice.
Intended to be a short practical guide to an end user, and not a developer-oriented
document. The problem I was trying to solve is the following: to an existing network of
Linux servers involving LAN, WAN, and dial-up connections, add a simple and maintenance-free
Voice-over-IP connection among all nodes. For a company with several remote sites,
connected via data network, this provides a simple way to eliminate the need for a separate
voice line from the telephone company for internal communications. The ideal interface is
the natural one: pick up the phone, dial a number, hear rings, etc.; the user should
not have to run a program, click a mouse, whatever -- beyond the initial setup.
Ed Sternin firstname.lastname@example.org